Posts Tagged ‘movie review’


"Silence" represents the culmination of a great filmmaker’s cinematic representation of his own struggles with faith and religion — which aren't the same thing.

Live By Night

Ben Affleck certainly knows how to shoot himself as a director, and how to shoot himself in the foot as a screenwriter.

A Monster Calls

A generous and gentle exploration of the anguish that comes before death, "A Monster Calls" belongs on any list of the year's best films.


Denzel Washington directs and stars in this masterful adaptation of August Wilson's play about a black family struggling in 1950s Pittsburgh.


Smarter and more complex than its "in love in space" façade, "Passengers" is more Philip K. Dick than "Star Wars."

La La Land

A gorgeous film that's an unsentimental throwback to Old Hollywood musicals; it's kinda adorable but kinda inconsequential.

Office Christmas Party

Nothing wrong with a good raunchy comedy. But when it's not executed well, it's like the drunk guy at the party everyone wishes would leave.

Miss Sloane

"Miss Sloane" explores the rot of our political system, with Jessica Chastain in a strong performance as one of its chief schemers.